3-D Printing


As personal medicine develops and medical devices move from mass to customized production this poses obvious questions on how these devices will be regulated. Imagine a future where a patient performs a CT scan in the morning, a custom implant is built (3-D printed) in the afternoon, and surgery in the evening…

More from Steven Pollack, Director of FDA’s Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) (FDA Blog):

http://blogs.fda.gov/fdavoice/index.php/2013/08/fda-goes-3-d/